n. family name; Karl Wilhelm Theodor Weierstrass (1815-1897), German Mathematician, developer of the Weierstrass approximation theorem

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  • Weierstrass p — The Weierstrass p (wp,), a stylized letter p, is used for the following mathematical concepts:* Weierstrass s elliptic function * the power set.It is named after the German mathematician Karl Weierstrass.Its Unicode code point is U+2118 where it… …   Wikipedia

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  • Weierstrass — Karl Weierstrass Karl Weierstrass Karl Theodor Wilhelm Weierstrass Naissance 31 octobre 1815 Ostenfelde (Westphalie) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Weierstrass — Karl Weierstraß Karl Theodor Wilhelm Weierstraß (* 31. Oktober 1815 in Ostenfelde bei Ennigerloh/Münsterland; † 19. Februar 1897 in Berlin) war ein deutscher Mathematiker, der sich vor allem um die logisch fundierte Aufarbeitung der Analysis… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Weierstrass — /vuy euhr strahs , shtrahs /; Ger. /vuy euhrdd shtrddahs /, n. Karl Theodor /kahrddl tay oh dawrdd /, 1815 97, German mathematician. * * * …   Universalium

  • Weierstrass — /vuy euhr strahs , shtrahs /; Ger. /vuy euhrdd shtrddahs /, n. Karl Theodor /kahrddl tay oh dawrdd /, 1815 97, German mathematician …   Useful english dictionary

  • Weierstrass function — may also refer to the Weierstrass elliptic function ( ) or the Weierstrass sigma, zeta, or eta functions. Plot of Weierstrass Function over the interval [−2, 2]. Like fractals, the function exhibits self similarity: every zoom (red circle)… …   Wikipedia

  • Weierstrass transform — In mathematics, the Weierstrass transform [Ahmed I. Zayed, Handbook of Function and Generalized Function Transformations , Chapter 18. CRC Press, 1996.] of a function f : R rarr; R is the function F defined by:F(x)=frac{1}{sqrt{4piint {… …   Wikipedia

  • Weierstrass's elliptic functions — In mathematics, Weierstrass s elliptic functions are elliptic functions that take a particularly simple form; they are named for Karl Weierstrass. This class of functions are also referred to as p functions and generally written using the symbol… …   Wikipedia

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